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Boss Truck Shops Partners with Bandag Retreads

Boss Truck Shops has partnered with Bridgestone Americas’ Bandag business to provide Bandag retreads at all Boss Truck Shops locations.

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TravelCenters of America Opens First Retread Center

TravelCenters of America has opened the TA commercial Tire Network Retread Center in Bowling Green, Ohio.

Retread Instead Meets with Congressmen on Capitol Hill

A team of Retread Instead supporters participated in this year’s Tire Industry Association-sponsored Federal Lobby day educating legislators on the economic benefits of tire retreads compared to cheap foreign options.

Top Retreaders Must Compete Against Tier 4 Truck Tires

It’s difficult to find a topic most people agree on, but among retreaders, concern over low-cost Chinese tires is one of them.

What's Wrecking Your Tires?

Since tires rarely self-destruct, there is always a smoking gun, and it’s in your best interest to find it. You do that through failure analysis.

The Truck Tire Trade War

Low cost Chinese tires and other changes to the commercial tire market are forcing top-Tier OEMs and dealers to rethink the services they offer fleets today.

Les Schwab Recalls Retread Truck Tires

Les Schwab is recalling 41,336 steel-belted radial retread truck tires because the vulcanizing compound used during the process may not have been completely cured, which can lead to incomplete adhesion of the tread to the tire casing.

Replacement Truck Tire Shipments Set a Record in 2017

With new truck tire facilities being planned and new and retreaded truck tires topping the 33 million mark domestically, the estimates are that truck tire shipments will be up again this year.

What Tire Dealers Can Tell us About Truck Tire Trends

Low-cost imported tires, retread demand, and the increasing presence of truckstop chains into the tire market are among the trends seen in the truck tire market in Modern Tire Dealer’s annual survey of commercial tire dealers.

Latest Innovations in Retread Tires

Long a staple of the replacement tire market for trucks and vans as well as tractor-trailers, aircraft, and buses, new advances in manufacturing and technology have made retreaded tires an attractive choice for fleet owners and operators.